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Vaccines for the Future

Vaccines for the Future provides quarterly updates on our efforts to accelerate the development of innovative, safe, effective, and affordable vaccines against pneumonia (pneumococcal disease) and diarrheal disease (rotavirus, Shigella, enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli), as well as new vaccines for the global population against influenza, meningitis, polio, and respiratory syncytial virus. It includes updates on our progress, partnerships, and specific activities related to these projects.

Publication date: 2014

Region: Global

Part of series: E-newsletters

Water Website

This website about the Safe Water Project within the Technology Solutions program provides an overview of the group and its featured projects. See other PATH program websites.

Publication date: 2014

Region: Global

Part of series: Program websites

Addressing Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in a Complex World: Outlook 30th Anniversary Issue

Adolescents and their sexual and reproductive health needs are in the global health spotlight. This issue of Outlook provides an overview of the sexual and reproductive health needs of adolescents, gives examples of different approaches to addressing those needs, and highlights some of the most intractable challenges.

Author: Wells E

Publication date: December 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Outlook

Directions in Global Health (Volume 10, Issue 2)

This issue of Directions in Global Health highlights PATH’s work over a decade to improve control of Japanese encephalitis and make an affordable vaccine from China widely available. It includes an editorial by Dr. Kathy Neuzil, who directs PATH’s Vaccine Access and Delivery Global Program. Other articles cover work to bring a rapid test for river blindness to market, use community-led videos to improve health, tackle diabetes and tuberculosis, and help public health managers with information systems.

Publication date: December 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Directions in Global Health

Empowering Social Enterprises: PATH’s Market Development Toolkit

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH's Market Development Toolkit, which provides guidance and tools on the commercialization process for health products in low-resource settings.

Publication date: December 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

In Our Own Hands: A Case Study on Mobilizing Demand for HIV Prevention for Women

This document offers a history of the Global Campaign for Microbicides as a global organizing effort and locates it within the history of both the women’s health movement and the AIDS movement. This history provides insights and lessons that can help inform future efforts to organize around important global issues.

Author: Forbes A, Dube S, Gottemoeller M, Irungu P, Patel B, Thambinayagam A, Webb R, and West-Slevin K

Publication date: December 2013

Region: Global

Increasing Access to Lifesaving Vaccines: PATH Closes the Immunization Gap Through Innovation and Collaboration

This fact sheet outlines PATH's work on vaccines and immunization. Topic areas include developing affordable vaccines, designing innovative vaccine technologies, and expanding uptake of existing vaccines. These efforts reduce the burden of malaria, meningitis, diarrheal disease, Japanese encephalitis, pneumococcal disease, influenza, rotavirus, polio, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and other infectious diseases in developing countries.

Publication date: December 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Areas of focus fact sheets

Integrating Diarrheal Disease and Pneumonia Control

This fact sheet describes PATH's integrated approach to tackling diarrheal disease and pneumonia, two of the leading killers of young children. This approach emphasizes overlapping protection, the scale-up of proven methods, and the development of innovative new tools including diagnostics, drugs, and vaccines.

Publication date: December 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Areas of focus fact sheets

No Time to Wait: Fourteen Years of Demanding Safe, Effective HIV Prevention Options for Women

This document offers a brief history of the Global Campaign for Microbicides as a global organizing effort. This history, written primarily for fellow advocates, provides insights and lessons that can help inform future efforts to organize around important global issues.

Publication date: December 2013

Region: Global

Overview of Nucleic Acid–Based Diagnostic Techniques

To support a World Health Organization (WHO) Evidence Review Group on Malaria Diagnostics in Low-Transmission Settings in December 2013, PATH was invited to provide an overview of polymerase chain reaction and isothermal molecular methods for malaria infection detection. The PowerPoint is provided here and the WHO policy recommendations from the evidence review can be found here.

Author: LaBarre P, Tietje K

Publication date: December 2013

Region: Global

PATH in India: Harnessing Innovation to Improve Health in India and Around the World

This brochure outlines PATH's work in India, where we're addressing a range of health problems while leveraging the country’s growing capacity to innovate and contribute to global health solutions.

Publication date: December 2013

Region: Global

PATH Today (Winter 2013)

This issue of PATH Today shares a breakthrough for a vaccine against Japanese encephalitis and the story of Dr. Nekoye Otsyula, a researcher on PATH's malaria vaccine trial. PATH donors Brian Arbogast and Valerie Tarico describe their approach to giving—supporting solutions that let people take care of themselves.

Publication date: December 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

Scaling Up Lifesaving Commodities for Women, Children, and Newborns: An Advocacy Toolkit

This toolkit provides information about the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities (the Commission), 13 priority commodities, and examples of how its ten recommendations to improve access and availability are being applied globally and within countries. It also provides advocacy resources for utilizing the Commission platform to raise awareness and engage stakeholders in addressing commodity-related gaps in policy.

Author: Kade K, Kingshott E, Latimer A, Nieuwenhuyus B, Pacque M, Fox S, Lias N

Publication date: December 2013

Region: Global

Strengthening Human Milk Banking: A Global Implementation Framework, Version 1

Drawing on the experiences of milk banks around the world, PATH developed this document as a high-level blueprint or toolkit that ministries of health, policymakers, and implementers can use to identify the critical components required for an effective human milk bank program. Our goal is that this framework serve as a powerful resource, facilitating communication with the global human milk banking community, empowering policymakers with the tools and information they need to develop and support locally appropriate human milk banks and, ultimately, ensuring that vulnerable infants around the world have access to this lifesaving intervention.

Publication date: December 2013

Region: Global

Non-Instrumented Isothermal Nucleic Acid Amplification Device

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH's work to develop technologies that facilitate electricity-free, instrument-free nucleic acid amplification.

Publication date: November 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Noninvasive Technology for Anemia Detection

Part of the Technology Updates series, this fact sheet describes PATH’s work to advance an accurate, noninvasive device that could be used to screen for anemia in low-resource settings at the point of care by minimally trained health workers.

Publication date: November 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Technology Updates

Sayana® Press Training Materials

These training materials focus on the administration of the injectable contraceptive Sayana® Press for facility- and community-based providers, and were developed as part of the Sayana Press pilot introduction and evaluation project. For the original Word and PowerPoint files to customize for your training program, please email sayanapressadmin@path.org.

Publication date: November 2013

Region: Global

Advancing New Technologies Against Influenza

This fact sheet highlights PATH's work to advance the development of new vaccines against influenza that are affordable and accessible for the developing world.

Publication date: October 2013

Region: Global

Expanding Vaccine Solutions Against Influenza

This fact sheet highlights PATH's multifaceted approach to expanding vaccine solutions against influenza that are optimal for the developing world. It describes our efforts to advance the development of promising new influenza vaccines, gain a better understanding of influenza vaccine performance in children in low-resource countries, and help emerging-country manufacturers produce influenza vaccines for pandemic preparedness.

Publication date: October 2013

Region: Global

Improving Reproductive Health Through Innovation: PATH Increases Access to Products, Services, and Information

This fact sheet highlights PATH's work to address family planning needs, provide better methods of protection against sexually transmitted infections and HIV, and improve diagnosis and treatment of women's cancers in low-resource settings.

Publication date: October 2013

Region: Global

Part of series: Areas of focus fact sheets

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